Publishdrive offers a new subscription service for authors to replace a flat royalty rate. KDP offers ebooks in five new Indian languages, and this year’s Futurebook shortlist is announced.
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Authors who fell victim to Tate Publishing will have to wait a little longer before they see any sign of justice or recompense. Barnes & Noble continues to implode while Storytel continues to grow.
Amazon Prime raises the price of its full year Prime membership, Barnes & Noble adds new features to its self-publishing dashboard, and the Young Writer of the Year Award is open once again to indies.
Initial royalty payments from Audible Romance are distinctly underwhelming, Amazon sponsors DigitalBookWorld, and Publica announces a blockchain-based alternative to DRM.
Wattpad are giving viewers the chance to decide if they like the look of a series with short pilot adaptations taken from the site, while a court rules if you embed copyright-infringing content from elsewhere on your website, you may be liable, and Book Expo gets a makeover but may have forgotten a key ingredient […]
Eyewatering sales figures for Amazon and Apple, new EPub possibilities with Libre Office, new features from Barnes and Noble, and independent bookstores in the UK talking about forming an alliance.
New opportunities open up for indies in Arab reading markets while Barnes and Noble have another bad period and a new crowdfunding site launches for author services.
This week’s round-up of top self-publishing news stories includes Barnes & Nobles’ withdrawal of Nook, DRM matters, the onward march of ebooks in libraries and a stalemate in China.
We are barely a week into the new year, and it already feels like 2017 is shaping up to be the year of literary clickbait. Last week social media was dominated by *that* article about self-publishing. And this week the book world has broken out of the culture sections of our media thanks to the […]
Valerie Shanley rounds up the news in self-publishing from our ALLi partners and friends. No Solution for Authors in ASI Lawsuit …Disappointing news for writers who paid out vast sums to Author Solutions (ASI) for self-publishing services which, in their opinion, proved “effectively worthless”. The class action lawsuit against ASI has been denied class certification […]